Homemade puzzle toys

Has anyone else noticed that most commercial puzzle toys for dogs are painfully easy? I don’t know who designs them but either the test subject dogs that try out the products are not all that bright, or the toy designers don’t have test subject dogs at all, or maybe my own dog is some super-genius, but I somehow doubt that. So I am on a quest to make really tough (but not so tough that the dog gives up) puzzle

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Cheap Treats

Betsy and I go through a lot of treats due to all the agility and trick training and obedience practice we do. Ideally we would be aiming for more toy rewards and less treat rewards, but the tl;dr of this is treats are easier than toys, and I just haven’t managed to get her to 100% only work for toys. We do throw in the occasional toy reward or life reward, but I’d say 85% of the time it’s a

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